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Transform Your Relationship with Food by Doing This One Simple Thing

October 14, 2014
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There’s a package of chocolate chip cookies sitting on the table at work. Six different people have six different thoughts about it. Person A, who is trying to avoid gluten to lose weight, thinks of how every food on earth must have gluten. Person B, who is watching fat, tries to guess how many grams […]




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How I’m Learning to Love My Imperfect Body

June 9, 2014
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I’d love to tell my daughter that I have always loved my body. That I have never abused it to lose a few pounds. That health has always taken a front seat to vanity. I’m not going to tell this lie to her. At age 7, she is still pretty innocent about body image and […]




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5 Ways Parenthood Can Transform Your Health

December 26, 2012
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With the New Year approaching, it’s the perfect time to assess where you are in terms of healthy habits, and where you want to go.  If you are a parent it’s likely you are struggling in the time department — wanting to lead a healthy lifestyle with the reality of a packed life getting in […]




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5 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain (In the Next 35 Days)

November 26, 2010
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This post is republished from exactly one year ago. Happy Holidays! Thanksgiving is over and the holidays have officially begun. It’s frenzy time. And tradition tells us that this is a time when people throw caution to the wind in anticipation of New Years’ resolutions. When you think about it, it’s really not that long until […]




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Managing Sweets (Part 2): The Word That Will Transform Your Family’s Eating

September 7, 2010
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In the movie Eat, Pray, Love Julia Roberts, who plays journalist Elizabeth Gilbert, travels across the globe to find herself. She sets out to discover the “word” that best describes what she stands for in life. Each country she visits symbolizes an important aspect of life. Italy, her first stop, is all about enjoying food. […]




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Managing Sweets (Part 1): The REAL Reason Families Eat Too Many Sweets

August 20, 2010
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SUGAR and FAT. People of all ages prefer this taste combination. Yeah, some people like sweeter foods and others prefer salty but as I learned in my training as a dietitian, the mixture of sugar and fat is one that is particularly pleasing to the palate. As we talked about in our picky-eating series, kids are […]




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Book Review: Women Food and God

May 12, 2010
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Today on her show Oprah will announce that she will never diet again. Many of us who embrace a non-diet approach to healthy living are doing the happy dance. We’ve seen Oprah struggle and have been waiting for the day she would learn to eat more intuitively – and use her platform to get the […]




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Top 5 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain (in the next 35 days)

November 27, 2009
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Thanksgiving is over and the holidays have officially begun.  It’s frenzy time.  And tradition tells us that this is a time when people throw caution to the wind in anticipation of New Years’ resolutions. When you think about it, it’s really not that long until the holidays are over.  I got out the calendar and […]




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Why Your Kids Make the Best Diet Coaches

October 5, 2009
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As a mom, you don’t have to pay a lot of money for weight management advice. In fact, the best diet coaches just happen to be the same little ones running around your house. Here are 3 things your kids can teach you about managing your weight: 1. Eat what you need: Young children are […]




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The Best Way for Moms to Get Into Shape (Part 2)

September 8, 2009
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A couple of months ago I wrote about getting back into shape after the birth of my second child. I must have struck a cord with moms because this was my most popular post so far! I guess this shouldn’t surprise me. A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine revealed that […]




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